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Families of hostages storm Israeli parliament meeting

Posted on AllSides January 24th, 2024
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Steven Scheer/Reuters

Relatives of Israelis being held hostage in Gaza by Hamas have stormed a parliamentary committee session in Jerusalem, demanding lawmakers do more to free their loved ones.

The action by a group of around 20 relatives on Monday illustrated the growing anger over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s refusal to agree to a deal with the Palestinian group as the Gaza war grinds through a fourth month.

One woman held up pictures of three family members who were among the 253 people seized in the cross-border Hamas rampage of October 7...

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